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Design & Fabrication of Textured Concrete Panel

University of Michigan


Description: Concrete is not only used as the load-bearing material in a structural system but can also be the final finish of the buildings. This project looked at the design and process of adding a specific finish to a concrete panel. A concrete panel with wooden finishes was fabricated. A formwork was made and the appropriate concrete mix was calculated. Once the concrete was poured it was treated and ultimately the formwork was removed to view the result.

Credits: Niloufar Emami, Amy Anderson, Danielle Beaulieu, and Bradley DeVries

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